March 21 - April 20
Bear in mind that Saturn, the planet of caution and discipline and Jupiter, the planet of growth and expansion,are both retrograde in your eleventh house of business, investments, friends and associates as well. There is a tug of war going on. Good time to reassess friendships and it would serve you well if you spend more time listening than speaking. Keep an eye on your investments. As you begin to realise what you value most in your life, you will begin to attract positivity and be ready to move on with no distractions.
April 21 - May 21
Focus on essentials and establish a solid foundation. The outlook remains optimistic and brings you a sense of real achievement. With Jupiter and Saturn retrograde, transiting your career sector, you will want to re-assess whether you are spending too much time at work. Time to create a better work-life balance. There can be some disruptions and frustrations in your professional life. Work on, coming to compromises and agreements. You need your space, but you are motivated and connected. Others admire you for your unique style and perspective.
May 22 - June 21
An exchange of opinions ought to prove very enlivening at this time. As Jupiter is retrograde in your Solar 9th house, be extremely careful as an argument over personal philosophies of life can get you into hot water. Saturn, the planet of restrictions, is also retrograde in the same area of your life that requires a “back to basics” approach. This is the 9th house of your solar chart that rules higher learning, belief systems, travel, and adventurous experiences. There may be tests of sorts in these areas of life as if the universe is checking that the foundations are strong. Learn from this transit to persevere, otherwise life will be stressful and frustrating.
June 22 - July 22
Jupiter Retrograde cycle occurs in your eighth house of intimacy, shared resources, and personal transformation. Hold onto your money, work on a budget, and avoid arguments with loved ones that revolve around intimacy and sexuality. You could also be dealing with past actions or karma. It's time to redefine what it is that you want out of life as Saturn is also retrograde in the same area making it that much more difficult for you to make the changes. It's a time of potentially significant realizations, revelations, and clarifications.
July 23 - August 23
Jupiter and Saturn are both in retrograde motion in your relationship area for some time to come. This is going to be a time of frustration and re-assessment. It’s all about cultivating patience until the planet goes direct. Although all kinds of opportunities are coming your way, there are many obstacles between you and the fulfilment of any of these. As you clear your path you will get closer to achieving your dreams. You need to make personal changes that empower you. The more positive energy you radiate, the more opportunities open up.
August 24 - September 23
Jupiter’s Retrograde cycle occurs in your sixth house of work, health, and daily routines. The social aspect of relationships on the job may be strained for the time being. The next few months bring confusion at work and troubles with your health as retrograde Saturn transits your sixth house too. You'll need to pay more attention to detail and double check everything before finalising important matters. Close relationships will prove to be challenging. Under these retrogrades you have to be patient and make the right decisions and move forward even if you have to do things differently.
September 24 - October 23
With Jupiter and Saturn retrograde, it's time to realign your thinking and adjust plans accordingly. There may be some waning enthusiasm experienced regarding romance, pleasure, speculation, children or creative projects. You should be careful as an old lover may come back into your life, complicating matters. Physical energy can be on the low side, but emotional energy and enthusiasm run high. There is a strong focus on detoxifying and cleansing on emotional, mental, and physical health levels.
October 24 - November 22
Jupiter and Saturn are both Retrograde in your fourth house of home and family. Relations with your family may be a little strained. You might want to wait until they both are direct before you express your frustrations with family members! Some of you are struggling to seal the deal regarding sale of your property. It is not a time to be hasty, on the contrary patience will pay off in the end. Try to organise yourself as things can go out of hand. You should avoid the tendency to try to please too many people at your own expense, the key seems to be to go with the flow.
November 23 - December 21
Jupiter and Saturn are both Retrograde in your third house of communication. People around you may seem insincere. In fact, you may have a hard time getting your ideas across in a warm, genuine manner. Try to deal with these issues by being patient and do not step on anyone's toes. You are maturing through the changes you make now. It can be empowering to know where you stand, as limitations you deal with now can open you up to opportunities later. If you can work at your own pace, it may be easier to follow your intuition and great hunches.
December 22 - January 20
Retrograde Jupiter and Saturn transit occurs in your solar second house, extra care should be exercised when it comes to new financial initiatives. There may be the need to resolve old, nagging issues regarding personal finances. Take this time to re-budget and rethink how you want to spend your cash during this period. Try and work out different sources of income and avoid making any big purchases for a while. Financial increase is quite possible, but you should certainly watch for overspending or taking things too much for granted.
January 21 - February 19
Saturn, the planet of caution and discipline in your solar first house, extra care should be exercised when it comes to your body language. This cycle will affect the personal image you project to others. Jupiter is also retrograde in the same area. Being honest with yourself helps open you up to opportunities to make improvements. Public relations work, promotion, and other such endeavours are favoured now. It is more about how you come across to others than what you are saying that helps sway others towards you.
February 20 - March 20
Retrograde transit of Saturn occurs in your solar twelfth house this time, extra care should be exercised when it comes to private and personal matters. Be as non-judgemental as you can, but do keep an eye out for deceptiveness and falseness in others. Jupiter is retrograde in the same area. What you want from love and your desires are very ambiguous and obscure during this cycle. Deal with your past so that you can put it behind you, but don't do it at the expense of your present. Good time for yoga and meditation.